Malaysia’s Environment and Water Minister Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man points to a container containing electric arc furnace dust, a by-product of steel production that contains heavy metals like zinc, cadmium and lead. Photo: Twitter
Malaysia’s Environment and Water Minister Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man points to a container containing electric arc furnace dust, a by-product of steel production that contains heavy metals like zinc, cadmium and lead. Photo: Twitter
Malaysia

Malaysia finds 110 containers of abandoned illegal toxic waste from Romania

  • The Southeast Asian country has become the world’s main destination for plastic waste after China banned imports of scrap
  • Environment and Water Minister Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man said the discovery in Johor was the biggest of its kind in Malaysian history

Malaysia’s Environment and Water Minister Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man points to a container containing electric arc furnace dust, a by-product of steel production that contains heavy metals like zinc, cadmium and lead. Photo: Twitter
Malaysia’s Environment and Water Minister Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man points to a container containing electric arc furnace dust, a by-product of steel production that contains heavy metals like zinc, cadmium and lead. Photo: Twitter
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